Weight Watchers Mexican Pasta Salad


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Oh my goodness, it doesn’t get any better than this Weight Watchers Mexican Pasta Salad. At only 3 SmartPoints Per Serving this salad is simply delicious!

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There is something about a salad being this colorful that makes me very happy.  Not only is this Weight Watchers salad delicious but it is beautiful to look at.  If you are looking for the perfect salad to take on a picnic or to a party, this Mexican Pasta Salad will definitely impress.

What is Weight Watchers?

Weight Watchers is a diet plan that encourages weight loss by making healthy food and lifestyle choices. Weight Watchers offers two diet plans, the points plan and the Core Plan.  This recipe fits under the SmartPoints plan.

Weight Watchers Mexican pasta salad

Serving size: 6 servings 
1 cup per serving 
Mexican pasta Salad 3 SmartPoints Per Serving

colorful pasta salad1 lb Cellentani Pasta
1 15 oz can of Golden Corn
1 15 ox can of Black Beans
2 C of Cherry Tomato’s, cut in half
2 Avocado’s, peeled, pitted and diced into cubes
1 Jalapeno, diced
1 Red Bell Pepper, chopped 
1 Red Onion, chopped
2 C carrot, chopped into small cubes
2 C of Colby Jack cheese, chopped into small cubes
1 Cilantro bunch, chopped and used as a garnish

weight watchers salad dressingDressing ingredients:
1 1/2 C nonfat plain Greek Yogurt
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
4 limes, zested
4 tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice
1 tsp Sriracha sauce

Directions: 
weight watchers mexican salad with pastaPrepare all vegetables and place in a large bowlYou will then drain the canned corn and black beans and add to the vegetable mix.

weight watchers mexican salad dressingGet the dressing ready by adding all ingredients in a small bowl and stir to combine.  Add all ingredients together with the dress and toss to combine.  ENJOY!!

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Weight Watchers Mexican pasta salad

Serving size: 6 servings 1 cup per serving Mexican pasta Salad 3 SmartPoints Per Serving

  • 1 lb Cellentani Pasta
  • 1 15 oz can of Golden Corn
  • 1 15 ox can of Black Beans
  • 2 C of Cherry Tomato's (cut in half)
  • 2 Avocado's (peeled, pitted and diced into cubes)
  • 1 Jalapeno (diced)
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper (chopped)
  • 1 Red Onion (chopped)
  • 2 C carrot (chopped into small cubes)
  • 2 C of Colby Jack cheese (chopped into small cubes)
  • 1 Cilantro bunch (chopped and used as a garnish)

Dressing ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 C nonfat plain Greek Yogurt
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 limes (zested)
  • 4 tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tsp Sriracha sauce

Directions:

  1. Prepare all vegetables and place in a large bowl.
  2. Drain the canned corn and black beans.
  3. Add to the vegetable mix.
  4. Pre the dressing by adding all ingredients in a small bowl and stir to combine.
  5. Add all ingredients together and toss to combine.
  6. Pour your dressing in the bowl and toss to coat.
  7. ENJOY!!

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